In the news…again!

Scripps Media, a national broadcasting company, recently came to Tucson to film one of our 3rd Decade™ classes. While here, they interviewed Bob Swift and several class participants. The spot, titled “Unique class pays young adults to learn money management,”...

11 is a lucky number

It’s Financial Literacy month! In this blog you’ll find a link to a 17 question financial literacy quiz. Annamarie Lusardi, the Academic Director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at George Washington University and one of the authors of the quiz and...

A New York Jet Teaching at Wharton

“I never want to be dependent on one thing,” says Jets linebacker Brandon Copeland – and he’s not. Graduating Penn’s Wharton School of Business in 2013, Brandon didn’t find a spot in the NFL right away. He spent some time on practice squads before being noticed...

The Asset Class Quilt

This quilt screams the message “you can’t predict returns!” This week we take the allocation conversation one step further into diversification. The best return for a 100% stock portfolio between 1926 and 2016 was +54.2% while the worst return was -43.1%. Over the...

The American Tailwind

“The year was 1942, I was 11, and I went all in, investing $115 I had begun accumulating at age 6,” noted Warren Buffett in his annual letter to shareholders. That $115 investment helped Mr. Buffett illustrate the abiding strength of American businesses...

Short Money Rules

Morgan Housel, an award winning financial columnist, is gifted at expressing complex ideas clearly and with humor. Today a partner at The Collaborative Fund, he posted this recent blog, “Short Money Rules”, and I would add “to live by”. Above-average results require...